Consumer sleep technology is becoming a staple in biometric reading. Now, Google has released a radar chip that more easily tracks and analyzes sleep quality.
April 06, 2021 by Rushi Patel
Scientists at the Terasaki Institute have put their own spin on organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs) to improve the performance in wearable health devices.
March 12, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Combining volatile organic compound (VOC) sensors and an ML chip, the "DiaNose" can pinpoint cancer, kidney failure, and now COVID-19.
March 03, 2021 by Tyler Charboneau
Apple appears to be moving farther into the health market with new patents targeting various metrics of health including AR/VR, glucose monitoring, and clinical sleep analysis.
February 15, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Researchers in electronics-based prosthetics, from e-skin to bionic hands, are working to bring comfortable and cutting-edge technology to future mainstream wearers.
February 10, 2021 by Rushi Patel
OmniVision claims this small form factor RGB-IR sensor may significantly advance medical imaging.
October 01, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
The researchers met the challenges of fabric-based sensors, combining the signal quality benefits of wet electrodes and the comfort benefits of dry electrodes.
September 21, 2020 by Luke James
Scientists at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) in Korea have developed a new technology that visualizes the invisible.
September 17, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Australian researchers claim their e-skin prototype can react to pain, similarly to human skin. If developed, this could lead to major leaps in robotics and medical prosthetics.
September 11, 2020 by Luke James
A new type of so-called drawn-on-skin electronics reportedly allows precise biological data to be harvested while the wearer is in motion.
August 14, 2020 by Luke James
Reopening businesses are honing in on social distancing. Time-of-flight proximity sensors may be the answer to cost-effective, easy-to-integrate designs for such use cases.
July 23, 2020 by Maya Jeyendran
By means of four wrist-mounted thermal cameras, the detailed positions of 20 points on the human hand can be tracked in real time.
July 23, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Optical sensors have made it big in the medical device industry. And with wearables taking on increasing roles for health monitoring, size is paramount.
July 11, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Smartwatches are increasingly used as medical devices. What's going on at the circuit level for these bio-metric wearables?
July 09, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of engineers at NASA JPL has created PULSE, a pendant that will warn if you’re about to touch your face.
June 29, 2020 by Jake Hertz
One of the challenges of the pandemic has been testing delays. A new point-of-care antibody tester aims to change that.
June 18, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
Swiss researchers have employing liquid metal conductors and electrical reflectometry to create one giant sensor.
June 11, 2020 by Vanessa Samuel
Although robots may one day be omnipresent in operating theatres, speaking to AAC, EU Automation’s Mark Howard says that we are still “years away” from seeing this.
June 03, 2020 by Luke James
Patients with diabetic neuropathy often can't feel injuries on their feet, which can lead to ulcers and amputation. Siren's microsensor-embedded socks catch early signs of inflammation.
May 30, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
As states begin reopening, new technologies are being instated to keep COVID-19 at bay. But where do we draw a line between public health and privacy?
May 28, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
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